NTT Com to Offer Arcstar Global Security Operation Service

Apr 04, 2005, 01:00 ET from NTT Communications

    TOKYO, April 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NTT Communications (NTT Com)
 announced today that it will launch the Arcstar Global Security Operation
 Service which becomes immediately available in 88 countries worldwide. The
 service combines equipment rental and installation, 24/7 network monitoring,
 and other administrative tasks of corporate intranets into one security
 service solution package for multinational corporations.
     Continual growth of the mobile PC environment in global corporate networks
 has heightened the risks of illegal access and virus attacks, which can affect
 entire organizations' operation. The Arcstar Global Security Operation Service
 will minimize those risks by isolating such incidents in one LAN environment
 using security devices such as intrusion detection/prevention systems
 (IDS/IPS) installed at the network edge. NTT Com's Security Operations Center
 will provide 24/7 monitoring to take immediate actions when detecting any
 unusual activities on corporate LAN/WANs.
     Arcstar Global IP-VPN service users have an advantage in subscribing to
 the Arcstar Global Security Operation Service because of the single point of
 contact at NTT Com.
     "With this service customers do not have to make big financial commitment
 to install proprietary security devices and thus optimize their IT budgets,"
 said Mr. Kimio Tamura, Vice President of the Product Management Group at the
 Global Services Business Division. "We will further expand our global managed
 network and IT service offerings to provide total network support to our
     About NTT Com
     NTT Communications is a subsidiary of Nippon Telegraph and Telephone (NTT)
 Corporation (NYSE:   NTT) -- one of the world's largest telecommunications
 companies. NTT Com provides high-quality, technologically advanced network
 management, security and solution services to consumers, corporations and
 governments on a global basis, with a special focus on the Asia-Pacific
 region. Its world-class backbone network, combined with the networks of
 partner companies around the world, offers access to more than 200 countries.
 NTT Com Group has more than 30 companies in the Asia-Pacific region, Europe
 and the Americas. The company has garnered several awards for its leading edge
 technologies, outstanding performance and customer service, including "Best
 Global Carrier -- 2004." For more information, please visit

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